Manila bus siege drama

Police under intense scrutiny after bus hijacking ends in bloodshed.

    Police in the Philippines are coming under intense scrutiny after a hostage drama ended in bloodshed.

    Rolando Mendoza, a former police inspector, hijacked a bus full of tourists from Hong Kong, in a desperate bid to get his job back.

    Eleven hours later, police stormed the bus - but eight of the tourists died.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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